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Hey Nancy,

 

Which consultant did you have?   That sounds a little strange.  Like CBrewster we were also told we didn't have to pay until 45 days before the wedding.  I would certainly question the requirement to pay now. 

 

I would definitely pre book your reception just in case for whatever reason they cant arrange location / food for that day but there is no way you should be paying now. 

 

Let me know how you get on.

 

Alex.

 

Originally Posted by nmw134 View Post

I have a quick question, I've read on here that basically you can wait to do everything until you get down there.  Well in our first call with the Miami based consultant, she asked for our reception choice and approximately how many people we thought we were going to have.  She then sent us a form with the price for that, and is requesting payment for it ASAP so that they can hold it for us.  We are planning on the 3 hour reception and guessed 50 people, so that bill is several thousand dollars.  Since we've already spent several thousand to book our room and then hold a block of rooms at the resort and airfare, we were hoping to not have to pay anything for awhile and save up some more.  So my question is when do we really need to book the reception and pay this fee?  Is it something that can wait until its closer to the wedding (which is in March 2012) or do we truly need to do it ASAP?

Nancy



 

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Welcome Cbrewster,

 

Not long until your big day.  I'm soooo jealous.  I cant wait to get there.  Like you we had to pay 45 days prior to the wedding date.

 

Alex

 

Originally Posted by CBREWSTER View Post

Nancy, I get married next month and payment for reception, music, and etc is not due til 45 days before wedding. I have a travel agent who is a Sandals Wedding Specialist and I encourage you to work with one with that many guest. I haven't had to call Sandals once, she deals with everything for me. Heaven Sent!! Good Luck and let me know if I can be of any assistance,.



 

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Nancy that dress is beautiful.  I think the dress is the hardest thing to pick out. I have changed my mind so many times but finally a few weeks ago found the one and it actually made me cry when I put it on.  I knew instantly that was the one.  Nothing like waiting til the last minute.  I will pick it up next week and post a picture.  Trying to decide now how to wear my hair and whether or not to use a veil.  We are having our wedding at Sandals Antigua.  We leave July 20 and wedding is July 23rd.  Not too much longer :)  We are also doing the BB package with the sand ceremony and everyone has told us we can wait to make the decisions so you still have plenty of time.

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QUESTION TO ALL SANDALS BRIDES ... DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THEY WILL STEAM YOUR WEDDING DRESS UPON ARRIVAL?  HAS ANYONE HAD ANY ISSUES WITH TRAVELING ON THE PLANE WITH THE DRESS IN THE GARMENT BAG?

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I know I saw it posted in the forum before but now can't find it. What is the facebook for Sandals weddings that is useful?

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http://www.facebook.com/search.php?q=sandals%20weddings&init=quick&tas=0.11059036168520803&ref=ts#!/exclusivelyhoneymoonsweddings?sk=info

 

 Try the above link.  Not sure if it's what you're looking for though.

 

Add me on FB if you fancy : Alex Nichol. (Same profile pic as on here)
 

Originally Posted by nmw134 View Post

I know I saw it posted in the forum before but now can't find it. What is the facebook for Sandals weddings that is useful?



 

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Hi everyone!

We are getting married at the Grande St Lucian April14,2012.  We are doing the twilight ceremony with the 2 hour reception, BB theme with individual upgrades and the steel drum band. Also, I plan on surprising him with the helicopter ride from the airport to the resort. Has anyone done that/planning to do that? I am also looking for fun welcome bag ideas??? Good luck everyone and hope we can all be a good resource for one another!!

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Hi

 

Welcome & congratulations.  Your ceremony sounds fantastic, as does your suprise helicopter ride.

 

We get married at Sandals Grande Antigua in 17 days, also with the BB theme.  We only have 4 guests coming with us.  We were going to go with the steel band but thought it may be a bit loud with only 6 of us. 

 

How far have you got with your planning?   You'll find so much invaluable information on this site.

 


 

Originally Posted by stluciabound View Post

Hi everyone!

We are getting married at the Grande St Lucian April14,2012.  We are doing the twilight ceremony with the 2 hour reception, BB theme with individual upgrades and the steel drum band. Also, I plan on surprising him with the helicopter ride from the airport to the resort. Has anyone done that/planning to do that? I am also looking for fun welcome bag ideas??? Good luck everyone and hope we can all be a good resource for one another!!



 

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